Tom Goldman

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Olympics: Women's single figure skating begins with drama

Monday, February 14, 2022

In women's individual figure skating, the gold medal favorite — Russia's Kamila Valieva — has been cleared to keep competing despite testing positive for a banned substance before the Olympics.


Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva cleared to keep competing at Beijing Olympics

Monday, February 14, 2022

The International Olympic Committee says it will abide by a decision that 15-year-old Kamila Valieva be allowed to skate in Beijing but if she wins "no medal ceremony will take place."


'They've ruined it for all of us,' Adam Rippon says of Russia's latest doping scandal

Saturday, February 12, 2022

As the fate of 15-year-old Russian skating phenom Kamila Valieva is debated by lawyers, the athletes and coaches in Beijing say this year's Winter Olympics are now tainted by the specter of doping.


Nathan Chen cements his legacy as the world's best figure skater

Thursday, February 10, 2022

Nathan Chen wins gold in the men's figure skating competition at the Beijing Olympics. He pulled off five quad jumps, and is the first U.S. man to win figure skating's top individual honor since 2010.


U.S. alpine skiing star Mikaela Shiffrin falters again at the Beijing Olympics

Wednesday, February 09, 2022

For a second time, Mikaela Shiffrin did not finish a qualifying run. This time in her signature event: the women's slalom. This follows her fall in the giant slalom on Monday.


Chen's performance puts him in a good position to win gold ahead of the free skate

Tuesday, February 08, 2022

American Nathan Chen dazzled in the men's figure skating short program at the Beijing Olympics. Chen, who stumbled in the same discipline at the last Olympics four years ago, set a world record.


Alpine skiing at the Beijing Winter Olympics is off to an unpredictable start

Monday, February 07, 2022

Two of the Olympic Games' most popular events were decided on the same day: the men's downhill and the women's giant slalom. High winds have led to postponements of several mountain events.


U.S. ski champ Mikaela Shiffrin is out of Olympic giant slalom event after falling

Sunday, February 06, 2022

Shiffrin, known as the reigning queen of the slopes, fell in her first run in the giant slalom at the Beijing Olympics. It was the first time she did not finish a giant slalom race in four years.


Here's how the athletes did in the first weekend of the Winter Olympics

Sunday, February 06, 2022

​The 2022 Beijing Games are underway and already the drama is brewing from stellar performances on the ice rink — both figure skating and hockey — and on the slopes.


Saturday sports: Winter Olympics begin; Tom Brady retires; Flores sues NFL

Saturday, February 05, 2022

The winter Olympic Games kick off in China with messages of unity despite realities of division on the ground, while Tom Brady retires and a former coach sues the NFL for racial discrimination.


U.S. biathletes focus on process in their quest for a first-ever Olympic medal

Friday, February 04, 2022

The U.S. Biathlon team has never won an Olympic medal — the only U.S. athletes not to do so. New innovations may lead to a medal finish in the combined cross-country skiing and target shooting event.


U.S. has never won a biathlon Olympic medal. This year's athletes hope to change that

Wednesday, February 02, 2022

Biathlon is the only Winter Olympics sport in which the U.S. hasn't won a medal. Innovations since the last games have Americans hoping to break through in the skiing and target shooting event.


Saturday sports: Olympics in less than 2 weeks; no Djokovic at Australian Open

Saturday, January 22, 2022

Two television networks are keeping key on-air personnel in the U.S. for the Winter Olympics. Also, the Australian Open proceeds without the top-ranked male player.


As the Olympics near, activists criticize China's alleged human rights violations

Thursday, January 20, 2022

As athletes make final preparations for the Winter Olympics, human rights advocates are ramping up their criticism of host country China's alleged violations, particularly against its Uyghur minority.


Yankees make history after hiring first female manager in the minor leagues

Thursday, January 13, 2022

The New York Yankees named Rachel Balkovec as the manager of one of their minor league affiliates — making her the first woman to break into the managerial ranks at that level.


After the Figure Skating Championships, the U.S. Olympic team is named

Monday, January 10, 2022

Top athletes at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships won a spot at the Beijing Olympics over the weekend in Nashville, Tenn. Next month's Games come amid the raging pandemic and political opposition.


Saturday sports: COVID is knocking out the competition in skating, tennis and the NBA

Saturday, January 08, 2022

Promising figure skaters dropped out of this week's U.S. championships due to COVID-19. Plus: Novak Djokovic is stranded in Australia, and NBA retirees get a second chance.


Urban wildfires burned 6,000 acres and hundreds of homes near Denver

Friday, December 31, 2021

Officials call it a miracle that there've been no reports of deaths in the blazes, which destroyed at least 500 homes — and perhaps twice that number. In some cases families had just minutes to flee.


John Madden, NFL Hall of Fame coach and iconic sports broadcaster, dies at 85

Wednesday, December 29, 2021

For 10 seasons, John Madden led the Oakland Raiders as head coach. After his retirement, he went on to become a legendary NFL commentator for three decades.


John Madden, NFL Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, has died at age 85

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Legendary NFL coach and broadcaster John Madden has died, according to the league. He was 85.